Video Screencast Help
Scheduled Maintenance: Symantec Connect is scheduled to be down Saturday, April 19 from 10am to 2pm Pacific Standard Time (GMT: 5pm to 9pm) for server migration and upgrades.
Please accept our apologies in advance for any inconvenience this might cause.

How to change MSMQ location on Enterprise Vault

Created: 27 Jun 2013 • 1 comment
ashi's picture
+1 1 Vote
Login to vote

Following are the tips to change location of MSMQ storage on Enterprise Vault

By default MSMQ created in system partition, use following method to move MSMQ files to differrent location.

  • Open "Computer Manager" and expand "Services and Applications"
  • Right-click on "Message Queuing" mouse over "All Task" then click "Take Message Queuing Offline"
    Click "Yes"
  • Use xcopy command to copy MSMQ directory to different volume.

Xcopy c:\windows\system32\msmq e:\msmq /O/X/E/H/K

  • After copied to new location, Right click on "Message queuing" and click on "Properties"
    Click on the "Storage" tab
  • Change the folder locations and select new location.
  • Click "OK" and a prompt will appear to reboot the system.
  • Reboot the system for the changes to take effect.
  • Open "Computer Manager" and expand "Services and Applications"
  • Right click on "Message Queuing" mouse over "All Task" then click "Bring Message Queuing Online"
    Restart all EV Vault tasks.

 

Comments 1 CommentJump to latest comment

Rob.Wilcox's picture

Does this automatically update the entries in the Directory Database, or is that not needed because technically the MSMQ-style path to the queues is still the same, just the physical location is different?

 

0
Login to vote